Public Goals, Private Interests in Debt Campaign, New York Times
When Jim McCrery, a former Louisiana congressman, urged lawmakers last month to pursue entitlement cuts and tax reform, he was introduced on television as a leader of Fix the Debt, a group of business executives and onetime legislators who have become Washington’s most visible and best-financed advocates for reining in the federal deficit. Read the full article here.
Capital Gains Fault Line as Obama-Romney Tax Plans Differ, Bloomberg
President Barack Obama and Republican opponent Mitt Romney want to move the top capital gains tax rate in opposite directions, with a single number emphasizing their divisions on economic and fiscal policy. Read the full article here.
The Power 100, Washington Life
John D. Raffaelli and Jim McCrery together, they run the premier tax-lobbying firm in Washington. Read the full article here.
Top Federal Lobbyists Named to 2011 List, First Street Research Group
First Street Research Group names Jim McCrery and John D. Raffaelli amongst the First Street 30 - Top Federal Lobbyist Named to 2011. Read the full article here.
On the Move - People in new roles shaping the debate in Washington, CQ Weekly
The top aide to former Sen. John Ensign has taken his policy acumen back to K Street. Read the full article here.
Lobbying World, The Hill
Aaron Cohen has been hired as a principal at Capitol Counsel. Read the full article here.
People on the Move, CQ Today
Aaron K. Cohen has joined the health policy practice of lobbying firm Capitol Counsel as a principal. Read the full article here.
Power Circuit - Capital Comment Blog (washingtonian.com), Washingtonian
Lobbying firm Capitol Counsel welcomed Dena Battle as a principal. She joined from the National Association of Manufacturers, where she specialized in tax issues. Read the full article here.
Capitol Counsel Expands Tax Policy Practice and Hires Former Legislative Director for Congressman Camp, Capitol Counsel
Capitol Counsel announced today the addition of Dena Battle as principal to its growing bipartisan team of top Washington lobbyists. For nearly two decades, Battle has worked in-depth on tax policy and legislation for both the U. S. House and trade associations. Read the full article here.
Jim McCrery named one of Washington Post's Top 4 Lobbyists to Watch
These Republican lobbyists may be relative newcomers to the private sector, but many around town say they bear watching because of their close ties to the Republican power structure. These former legislative and executive branch senior advisers and lawmakers have had the time to find their sea legs. Now that their party is back in control of the House and gaining influence in the Senate, they're ready to go. Read the full article here.
Ex-GOP lawmaker who helped write business tax cuts is hired to extend
them, The Hill
A coalition of some of the biggest business interests has hired former Ways and Means Committee ranking member Jim McCrery (R-La.) to lobby for extending George W. Bush-era capital gains and dividend tax cuts. Read the full article here.
Top Lobbyists: Hired Guns, The Hill
John Raffaelli, Capitol Counsel. A one-time Democratic staffer in the House and Senate, Raffaelli has a quarter-century of Washington ties. Read the full article here.
Capitol Counsel’s Got Gottlieb, Politico
Jim Gottlieb has joined bipartisan government relations firm Capitol Counsel as a partner. Read the full article.
McCrery joins Capitol Counsel, The Hill
House Ways & Means Committee ranking member Jim McCrery (R-La.) is joining Capitol Counsel, a lobbying firm now dominated by Democrats that specializes in tax policy. Read the full article here.
Rep. McCrery Going to Capitol Counsel, National Journal
In a twist on family ties on K Street, retiring Rep. Jim McCrery, R-La., will be joining Capitol Counsel, a lobbying firm founded by veteran tax lobbyist John D. Raffaelli. Read the full article here.
Hired Guns: The City's 50 Top Lobbyists, Washingtonian
After culling the lobby disclosure reports and checking on who has gotten things done, who is likely to get things done in the next few years, and who has the best connections and influence, we present Washington’s 50 top lobbyists. Read the full article here.
The Big Money Man, Politico
What David Jones does is very personal. Intimate even. "It is a relationship," he says. "It is personal contact. It is writing notes on birthdays, phone calls, personal visits."
Read the full article here.
Lobbyists Team to Form Powerhouse Shop, The Hill
Two of the most experienced Democratic tax lobbyists in Washington have joined forces with a team of Democratic fundraisers and operatives to form what likely will emerge as one of Washington’s premier boutique lobbying shops. Read the full article here.